Ghana’s Former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur dies
The Former Vice President of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur has died at age 67.
He is said to have collapsed at the Air Force Gym in Accra Friday morning during a workout.
He was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Born on April 29, 1951, the economist, academic and politician was the sixth Vice-President of Ghana, in office from August 6, 2012 until January 7, 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama.
He previously served as the Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
President Akufo-Addo shocked
“I have learnt with shock and great sadness the sudden death of the former Vice President of the Republic, His Excellency Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur,” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo posted on Facebook.